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  • After Twitch, Is Ustream the Next Billion-Dollar Target?

    The $970 million in cash Amazon is paying to purchase Twitch isn't just good news for the founders of the company that live-streams people playing videogames. Another player that's quietly operated in the wings, Ustream, could now also benefit and find...
  • Amazon confirms it will buy Twitch for $970 million

    Amazon confirms it will buy Twitch for $970 million
    Sorry, YouTube. Amazon.com is the winning bidder for Twitch, the hugely popular online platform for video gamers. The Seattle e-commerce giant said Monday afternoon that it had agreed to pay $970 million in cash to acquire Twitch, a San Francisco start-...
  • Censoring the Islamic State on Twitter is useless

    Censoring the Islamic State on Twitter is useless
    When a powerful denial-of-service attack brought down Sony's PlayStation Network on Sunday, a group that claimed responsibility said it had acted on behalf of the Islamic State, the rapidly growing terrorist organization in the Middle East. Even if the...
  • It's Official: Amazon Acquires Twitch for $970 Million

    Months after multiple reports suggesting Google was closing in on a deal to acquire Twitch, Amazon has snuck in to steal away the burgeoning streaming service dedicated to watching videogamers play, the companies announced Monday. The deal is for a...
  • Amazon gains valuable entertainment asset with purchase of Twitch

    Amazon.com is already a go-to destination for shoppers, bookworms, and music and movie fans. Now it'll also be the virtual home for millions of hard-core video gamers. The Seattle e-commerce giant announced Monday that it had agreed to buy Twitch...
  • 'America's Funniest Home Videos' to Launch YouTube Series with Maker Studios

    "America's Funniest Home Videos," which was turning user-generated content into TV entertainment on ABC years before YouTube even existed, this fall will debut a series of short-form digital original content produced with Disney's Maker Studios. New...
  • Microsoft to buy 'Minecraft' maker for $2.5 billion

    Microsoft to buy 'Minecraft' maker for $2.5 billion
    What started as a one-man project and quickly grew into a computer game phenomenon played by tens of millions of children and adults worldwide will be absorbed by Microsoft Corp. for $2.5 billion. Microsoft announced Monday that it will buy the maker of...
  • YouTube U.S. Video-Ad Revenue Will Top $1 Billion in 2014: Report

    YouTube will rake in an estimated $1.13 billion in video-advertising revenue in 2014, up 39% from $810 million last year, according to research firm eMarketer. But while the Google vidsite is No. 1 in the segment in the States, with projected 18.9% share...
  • YouTube U.S. ad revenue to cross $1 billion this year, EMarketer says

    YouTube U.S. ad revenue to cross $1 billion this year, EMarketer says
    U.S. advertising revenue for YouTube, the biggest Internet video website, could reach $1.13 billion in 2014, according to a report from research firm EMarketer. That would be an increase of 39% from 2013, EMarketer said Thursday. However, the research...
  • Facebook draws some of YouTube's top content producers: WSJ

    Facebook draws some of YouTube's top content producers: WSJ
    Facebook Inc has approached some of YouTube's biggest content producers to get them to distribute their videos on the social network, the Wall Street Journal said on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. Facebook seems to be taking on...
  • Netflix to Join Internet 'Slowdown' to Call for Robust Net Neutrality Rules

    Netflix is joining dozens of companies and organizations for a symbolic Internet "slowdown" on Wednesday to call attention to the need for robust net neutrality rules, currently under consideration by the FCC. The company said that it won't actually slow...